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How Traffic Lights Can Help You Manage Your Emotions

Building Self-Control BY JULIET REINER Sometimes it’s easy to get swept away by emotions, especially strong emotions like anxiety and anger, and when we do, it can make us feel out of control. The ability to regulate our emotions is often referred to as self-control, impulse control or anger management. It’s really the ability to […]

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How Many Personalities Do You Have?

The Usefulness Of Understanding Your Different ‘Parts’ BY BRITTANY MCGILL I recently did some training in a new type of therapy – well new to me, but it’s been around for about 20 years – called ‘Internal Family Systems’ (IFS) therapy, developed by Richard Schwartz from the US. I wanted to share some of the […]

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Goal Setting: Why The Words You Use Are Important

An Approach-Oriented Approach To Goal Setting BY ANDREAS COMNINOS The beginning of a new year is often when we reflect on the past year and changes we want to make for the year ahead – but goal setting is something we can and should do at any time. When setting goals, it’s helpful to look […]

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3 Good Reasons To Slow Your Coffee Consumption

How To Drink Coffee Responsibly BY REBECCA ANDERSON Caffeine – It’s the peoples drug of choice. On an average day in Australia 16.3 million cups of coffee are consumed. It’s found in a range of everyday food and drinks including tea (back, green and white tea), dark chocolate, some soft drinks, energy drinks, and of […]

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Tired Of Your Words Falling On Deaf Ears?

How to Talk So You’re Heard: 8 Skills For Assertive Communication BY LISA HARRISON We talk to be heard, but at times it can feel like what we are saying just isn’t getting through. This can happen for a variety of reasons – sometimes, it can be due to external factors or factors associated with […]

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